Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Catherine Ayres

Female Abt 1701 - Aft 1754  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Catherine Ayres 
    Born Abt 1701  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1754  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129754  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father William Ayres,   b. Abt 1663,   d. 11 Dec 1705, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Anne Smith,   b. 10 Jul 1678, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1732, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1694  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Evett,   b. Bef 1686, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1727, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Children 
     1. Anne Evett,   b. Aft 1716, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 13 years)
     2. Thomas Evett,   b. Bef 1720, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     3. Andrew Evett,   b. Bef 1721, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1750, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
     4. John Evett,   b. Abt 1722, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)
     5. Agatha Evett,   b. Abt 1724, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F50647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Jones,   b. Bef 1700, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married Aft 1727  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F50650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Pages 89-90
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I ANN BERRICK of the County of Essex and Parrish of South ffarnham being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind & memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same and calling to mind the uncertainty of this transitory life have made and appointed this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say Imprimis I give & bequeath my Soul into the hands of
      Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as touching such temporal estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner & form,
      Item I give & bequeath to my well beloved Daughter ELIZABETH FFOGG after my just debts being paid the remainder parte of my estate.
      Item I give & bequeath to my well beloved Daughter ELIZABETH PARSONS one Sute of Callicoe Cloaths.
      Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter CATHERINE JONES my side saddle.
      Item I give & bequeath to my well beloved Son RICHARD GWILLIAM one shilling Sterling.
      Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter AGGATHA NASH one shilling Sterl. I do hearby appoint my beloved Son EDWARD LEWIS my hole and sole Executor of this my last will and Testament and do hearby revoke al other wills made by me.
      In presence of JAMES GRIFFING.; Ann Barrick
      WM. SMITH
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the xviiith day of July MDCCXXXII
      The last Will and Testament of Ann Barrick decd was presented in Court by the Execr. therein named who made oath thereto & being further proved by the oaths of all the witnesses thereto was admitted to record,
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we EDWARD LEWIS, NATHANIEL FFOGG
      WILLIAM SMITH are held and firmly bound unto WILLIAM DAINGERFIELD, THOMAS WAKING, SALVATOR MUSCOE, RICHARD TYLER JUNR. & WILLIAM BROOKE Gent Justices of the County of Essex in the sum of two hundred pounds Sterling this 18th day of July MDCCXXXII
      The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bound Edward Lewis Execr. of the last Will and Testament of Ann Barrick decd do make or cause to be made a true & perfect inventory of all the goods chattels & credits of the sd deced the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the County Court of Essex at such time as he shall be thereunto required by the sd Court & further do make a just & true account of his actin gs and doings therein when thereto required by the sd Court and do well and truly pay &deliver all the Legacys contained & specified in the sd Testament as farr as the sd goods chattels & credits will thereunto extend according to the value thereof & the Law shall charge Then this obligation to be void . . . .
      Edward Lewis
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa Nathanl ffogg
      on the xviiith day of July MDCCXXXII (those bound) Wm. Smith
      acknowledged this bond to be their act & deed which is admitted to record
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      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 239-242
      THIS INDENTURE made the nineteenth/twentieth day of December 1726 Between THOMAS EVETT & KATHERINE his Wife of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of Essex planter of one part & PITTMAN SCANDRETT of the City of Bristol in great Brittain Merchant. WITNESSETH that said Thomas Evett & Katherine his Wife for sum of twenty five pounds currant money of Virginia to them paid do hereby by these presents grant unto said Pittman Scandrett that tract of land containing 50 acres in Parish of Southfarnham & County of Essex it being part of two hundred acres of land sold by JOHN GRIFFING to WILLIAM AYES deced Father of the said Katherine by Deed dated the 10th day of December 1696 & recorded in the County of Essex & which said land came & descended to her the said Katherine as being one of the daughters & coheirs of the said William Ayres deced In presents of HENRY REEVES JUNR., Thomas Evett
      SAMUEL EDMONDSON
      At Court held for Essex County the 20th December 1726
      Thomas Evett & Katherine Evett his Wife (she the said Katherine being first privately Examined) acknowledged this Lease & Release of land indented which is admitted to record
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      1733-1738 Essex Co Va Deed Book
      pp. 396-404 THIS INDENTURE made the Seven and Twentieth and the Eight and Twentieth day of January in the Eleventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second 1737 Between PITMAN SCANDRETT of the City of Bristol! Merchant of one part and ISAAC SCANDRETT of Tapahanock in the County of Essex in the Dominion of Virginia Merchant but now Resident in the City of Bristol in the Kingdom of Great Brittain Witnesseth that for the sum Five hundred pounds of Lawful Brittish money to the said Pitman Scandrett by the said Isaac Scandrett in hand truly paid he the said Pitman Scandrett path granted unto the said Isaac Scandrett (in his actual possession now being by force of Indenture for one whole year and of the Statute for Transferring of uses into posesssion ) and to his heirs and assigns for ever all those two lotts or half acres of ground being in the TOWN of TAPPAHANOCK in the County of Essex in Virginia aforesaid together with all houses buildings thereon erected and built which said lotts of ground the said Pitman Scandrett sometime since bought from JOSEPH SMITH Gentleman, also all that tract of land containing Fifty acres which said Pitman Scandrett sometime since also bought from THOMAS NASH Planter and AGATHA his Wife and also all that one other parcel of land conteyning Fifty acres since also bought by said Pitman Scandrett from THOMAS EVETT and CATHARINE his Wife also all that one other parcell of land lying near the PISCATAWAY conteyning by estimation Sixty one acres of land purchased by the said Pitman Scandrett from JOHN BATES SENR, and also all that one other parcell of land conteyning Two hundred and forty acres of land purchased by said Pitman Scandrett from ANDREW BAGGE and also all that one other tract of land conteyning Fifty acres some time since also bought from AUSTIN PARSONS for the natural! Ides of him the said Austin Parsons and also all that one other tract of land conteyning Fifty acres bought from MARK THOMAS for the natural! life of said Mark Thomas all which several! tracts of land are in the Parish of Southfarnham in said County of Essex and all other the lands of him the said Pitman Scandrett in Tappahannock and Southfarnham aforesaid in said County of Essex or else where in the Dominion of Virginia with their and every of their rights and appurtenances and all houses, outhouses, Servant Slaves, Cattle, Horses, goods, chattels priviledge whatsoever In presence of DANLL. WILLIAMS, Pitman Scandrett
      GEORGE DAY, WILLIAM WATERS
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the xxth day of June MDCCXXXVIII Daniel Williams and George Day made Oath that they did see Pitman Scandrett seal and deliver this Indenture with Receipt thereon to Isaac Scandrett as his act and deed.

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